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Pixie Meat

Charles Burns and Gary Panter. Sudbury, MA: Water Row Press, 1990. First Edition. I. Signed by Author and Illustrator, in a unique Folio cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Pixie Meat is a stunning book to behold- with captivating artwork by two of the comic art world's best artists and help with the text from novelist Tom Dehaven. Limited to 226 copies total, 200 numbered copies originally for... Item #1037

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Pixie Meat
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La macchina morbida

William S. Burroughs, 2003. Milan, Italy: Adelphi Edizione, 2003. First Italian Edition Thus. Softcover. This Italian translation of The Soft Machine is the first edition issued by this publisher, & is therefore a first edition thus. First published by Olympia Press in Paris in 1961, TSM is another high cut-up production in the wake of Naked Lunch, influenced by Brion Gysin's observation that "writing is fifty years behind painting" in... Item #1611

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La macchina morbida
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Journal for the Protection of All Beings No. 1

San Francisco, California: City Lights Books, 1961. First Edition. Softcover. Journal "We hope we have here an open place where normally apolitical men may speak uncensored upon any subject they feel most hotly & coolly about in a world which politics has made..." (Editors' Statement) This is a landmark production of City Lights Books, publisher of iconic Beat works, most famously Allen Ginsberg's Howl & Lawrence Ferlinghetti's "A Coney Island... Item #1645

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Journal for the Protection of All Beings No. 1
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Dead Fingers Talk

London, England: John Calder in association with Olympia Press, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. (Maynard & Miles, A7a, pgs. 38-39) Published only in the UK, this work combines texts from the Olympia Press editions of Naked Lunch, The Soft Machine & The Ticket That Exploded, along with new additional material, cut-up & folded-in to form a new work. A very rare William S. Burroughs collectible item, in exceptionally great condition with... Item #1511

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Dead Fingers Talk
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Ambit, No. 20

London, England: Ambit, 1964. First edition. Stapled Wrappers. (Maynard & Miles C92, pg. 128) This issue of the quarterly literary journal from the dawn of London's swinging sixties (notice the front cover graphics) features a 3-column cut-up with explanatory author's note by William S. Burroughs, Martin's Mag. A very significant WSB rarity in exceptionally very fine condition, with only mild soiling to outside front & back covers, interior mint. Very Fine. Item #1513

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Ambit, No. 20
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My Own Mag, No. 12

Barnet, Herts, UK: Jeff Nuttall, May 1965. First edition. Stapled Sheets. (Maynard & Miles, C112, pgs. 138-139) This issue of the legendary hand-crafted countercultural literary magazine includes 2 contributions by William S. Burroughs, an early version of The Last Words of Dutch Schultz with illustrations by Nuttall, & Letter to Sunday Times Apamorphine Times. With an illustrated page from the victorian-era My Own Magazine stapled to the front cover; various... Item #1512

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My Own Mag, No. 12
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Unmuzzled Ox

New York, NY: Unmuzzled Ox, February 1972. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Vol. 1, #22. This issue of the literary journal edited by Michael Andre features a short, complimentary piece about Claude Pelieu by William S. Burroughs dated January 23, 1968; the text of a letter to Pelieu & his wife/collaborator Mary Beach from Allen Ginsberg; cover drawing, logo & several illustrations by R. Crumb & much more. This copy once... Item #1617

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Unmuzzled Ox
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An Original Photograph of William S. Burroughs

Columbia University: 1975. First Edition. Photograph. Taken at a Columbia University Reading on April 17, 1975 by Fred W. McDarrah. 8 x 10 black & white gelatin hand print from the original negative by McDarrah. Caption written on back by McDarrah, with his signature above his address label which is affixed to the back of the photo. Burroughs appears in tweed jacket and tie, gazing to the right. A wonderful... Item #1055

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An Original Photograph of William S. Burroughs
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Port of Saints

Berkeley, CA: Blue Wind Press, 1980. First American edition. Hardcover. Signed by William S. Burroughs "Port of Saints is the mind-boggling story of a man whose alternate selves take him on a fantastic journey through space, time, and sexuality. The last work written by William S. Burroughs before his return to the United States in 1973, PORT OF SAINTS is partly experimental autobiography, partly profound exploration of the concept of... Item #1517

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Port of Saints
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Ghost of Chance

William S. Burroughs. London, England & New York, NY: Serpent's Tail, 1995. First Edition. This is one of only 125 copies of a limited special edition of William S. Burroughs' "Ghost of Chance" issued concurrently with the first trade edition and signed by William S. Burroughs on the title page. This is copy #103/125. Housed in a black slipcase with black ribbon marker. Featuring b&w reproductions of WSB artworks throughout... Item #1521

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Ghost of Chance
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Free Thought Volume II, Issue II

R. Crumb et. al. Encinitas, CA: FreeThought Publications, 2000. First edition. Periodical. A William S. Burroughs retrospective issue of this literary journal, featuring contributions from James Grauerholtz, Charles and Pamela Plymell, Anne Waldman, Jeffery Weinberg, & yours truly, Arthur S. Nusbaum. My article, "Back at the Pond", is featured in our NewsBeat department. Among the many reproduced artworks is an illustration of WSB by R. Crumb. Produced on newsprint, so... Item #1411

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Free Thought Volume II, Issue II
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Last Words

New York, NY: Grove Press, 2000. Uncorrected Proof. softcover. The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs. These are the last private musings & reflections of William S. Burroughs, written from mid-November 1996 through August 1, 1997, the day before he died. In his poignant introduction that details WSB's life in his twilight years, James Grauerholz writes that the journals "...include successive drafts of several short routines; remarks on books he... Item #1608

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Last Words
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Il biglietto che esplose

Milan, Italy: Adelphi Edizione, 2009. First Italian Edition Thus. Softcover. This Italian translation of The Ticket That Exploded is the first edition issued by this publisher, & is therefore a First Edition Thus. Originally released in 1962 by the legendary Olympia Press in Paris, & with many subsequent editions in the U.S., U.K. & elsewhere, TTTE is a cut-up novel from the period following the breakthrough of Naked Lunch, where... Item #1610

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Il biglietto che esplose
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Naked Lunch 50th Anniversary Edition

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc. 11/2009. First edition thus. Hardcover in Slipcase. Sealed in shrinkwrap To commemorate the first appearance of Naked Lunch by the French publisher Maurice Girodias's Olympia Press in 1959, Grove Press presents this 50th anniversary edition of the book that brought William S. Burroughs to the attention of readers, & academic, cultural & literary commentators throughout the world. Among the essential primary works associated with... Item #1401

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Naked Lunch 50th Anniversary Edition
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Le Lettere Dello Yagelan

Milan, Italy: Adelphi Edizione, 2010. First Italian Translation. Softcover. This is the first Italian translation of "The Yage Letters Redux," first published in the U.S. in 2006, a greatly expanded, reorganized edition, edited & with a lengthy, most skullerly introduction by top WSB authority Oliver Harris. A very rare version of the latest & most comprehensive edition of this WSB/AG classic. Text in Italian, translated by Andrew Tanzi. As new... Item #1609

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Le Lettere Dello Yagelan
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Transit No. 24

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Spring 2011. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. a little magazine of America's Beat Generation. This is a small UK journal issued by Kevin Ring's Beat Scene Press, which also publishes the larger-format Beat Scene periodical. This issue contains Beat-related articles & poetry by Barry Gifford, Sam Charters, Gael Turnbull, Jack Hirschman, Diane di Prima, Neeli Cherkovsky & others, including a re-publication of my own article... Item #1613

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Transit No. 24
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Smack

Los Angeles, California: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Signed & numbered by Tom Clark, with additional signature on loose prospectus card. This is copy #26/175. A beautiful early production from the acclaimed Black Sparrow Press, this is a collection of poems by Tom Clark, prolific poet, novelist, editor & biographer of Kerouac & others. One of 175 hardcover copies numbered & signed by Clark with introductory notes... Item #1646

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Smack
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Night Song

Illustrator Adrian Brooks. Kathmandu, Nepal: Starstream Editions, 1970s (1974-77). First Printing. 12" x 15 1/2" Broadside mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap. Signed by Ira Cohen. This is one of the Starstream Editions broadsides published by Ira Cohen (1935-2011) during his sojourn in Kathmandu during the 1970s. The legendary poet, publisher, photographer & filmmaker's career & travels spanned the Beat era & beyond. One of a series of broadsides... Item #1647

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Night Song
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The Beat Generation

New York City, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. With signature of Allen DeLoach, previous owner. This is one of the earliest comprehensive studies of the Beat phenomenon, & is still regarded as an important source of information on "The tumultous '50s movement and its impact on today" (subtitle on dust jacket). The author Bruce Cook (1932-2003) interviewed Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs & other... Item #1648

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The Beat Generation
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City Lights Books: A Descriptive Bibliography

Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Compiler & Publisher This is the limited signed edition of the City Lights Books bibliography compiled by Ralph Cook with an introduction by City Lights Books publisher and poet, Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Issued in hardcover only, this is one of the limited signed copies (30 total). This is Copy P of 26 lettered copies signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Ralph Cook... Item #1089

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City Lights Books: A Descriptive Bibliography
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Corso-Biderman Photograph Collection

New York, NY: c. 1955-1985. Original Gelatin Silver Photographic Prints. Single Sheets. A most unique & important collection of original photographs depicting three icons of the Beat Generation: Gregory Corso, William S. Burroughs & Allen Ginsberg, separately & together, spanning the mid-1950s through the mid-1980s. These ten images were in the possession of Corso (1930-2001) while he lived & traveled in NYC, San Francisco, Greece, Italy & elsewhere. They were... Item #1787

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Corso-Biderman Photograph Collection
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Alchemical Spring

California, PA: Arthur & Kit Knight, 1979. Limited Edition. 14 1/2" x 22 Broadside. This is copy #57/500. Mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap. A bold broadside of an illustrated haiku-poem by Gregory Corso (1930-2001), among the first-tier poets of the Beat Generation. An enlarged reproduction of Corso's cursive hand-writing & hand-drawings, the poem in its entirety consists of the underlined title "Alchemical Poem" & "A bluebird alights/upon a.... Item #1685

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Alchemical Spring
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Memorial Program

New York, NY: 2001. First edition. Folded sheets, card. This is the program handed out to audience & participants at the memorial service held for Gregory Corso on March 11, 2001, in New York City. A 4-page booklet on folded card stock, listing participants including Deborah Harry, record producer Hal Wilner, Patti Smith, Ed Sanders, Peter Orlovsky & many others. There is a handwritten correction to his line done by... Item #1455

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Memorial Program
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Characteristically

IIlustrator K. Klopp. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Pomegranate Press, 1972. Limited Edition. 7 1/2" x 20". Broadside.This is #147/500. Mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap. An oblong broadside by the poet Robert Creeley (1926-2005), affiliated with the Beats, Black Mountain College & now a sui generis legend in the pantheon of American poetry. Issued in September 1972, signed by the poet & beautifully illlustrated. In fine condition, with only a.... Item #1649

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Characteristically
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Wishes

Tiburon-Belvedere, California: Cadmus Editions, 1982. Limited Edition. 22" x 17 1/2". Broadside. Signed by Robert Creeley. A large broadside by Robert Creeley (1926-2005), in the canon of great American poets. This is No. 74/100 of a limited edition issued in 1982, & is signed by the poet. Beautifully illustrated with a block print by Sally McQuillan that takes up most of the broadside, designed & printed by Graham Mackintosh. In... Item #1650

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